NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released surveillance video of two men who they said tried to stab a clerk at a Queens deli during an apparent robbery.
It happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday at the Queen Bee deli located at 43-82 162nd St. in Murray Hill.READ MORE: As COVID Cases Climb In Tri-State Area, Pfizer Says Its Vaccine Booster Appears To Protect Against Omicron Variant
The clerk tried to stop the men from leaving the store after they failed to pay for beer and candy, police said. One of the men then tried to stab the clerk before running off, police said.READ MORE: NYPD: Repeat Offenders, Young People With Guns Big Problems Mayor-Elect Adams Will Need To Solve
The clerk sustained a cut to his hand during the incident, police said.
The clerk is expected to be OK, CBS2 reported.MORE NEWS: Con Edison Asks Over 140,000 Brooklyn, Queens Residents To Conserve Energy While Crews Repair Electric Cables
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.